The cuticle of a mushroom readily peels away from the flesh beneath, as shown at F.
Sea-snakes shed their skin frequently; but it peels off in pieces as in lizards, and not as in the freshwater snakes, in which the integuments come off entire.
As our fairies give gold which changes into withered leaves, the Jan give onion peels which turn into gold.
The bark in most of the trees occurs in fine soft membranous layers, the outer cuticle of which peels off in thin, white, papery sheets.
The older houses are of brick, overlaid with white or tinted plaster, and ornamented with figures or foliage in terra-cotta; but owing to the great changes of temperature in Rumania, the plaster soon cracks and peels off, giving a dilapidated appearance to many streets.
When this is painted upon the part the corn usually peels off in a day or two, and the patient is cured.
Two other financial measures of great importance were accomplished in Sir Robert Peels ministry.
Peels resignation the queen again sent for Lord John Russell.
And in 1843 Sir James Graham, who was home secretary in Sir Robert Peels administration, had been compelled by the pressure of public opinion to introduce a measure providing for the education f children employed in factories, and for limiting the hours of work of children and young persons.
In the autumn which succeeded Sir Robert Peels death, an event which had not been foreseen agitated the country and produced a crisis.
With the possible exception of Sir Robert Peels term of office, no previous period of British history had been memorable for a series of more remarkable financial reforms. Their success redeemed the chatacter of the administration.
General Peel, howeverSir Robert Peels brotherwho held the seals of the war office, objected to this extension; and the cabinet ultimately decided on evading, the difficulty by bringing forward a series of resolutions on which a scheme of reform might ultimately be based.
Fresh cork is formed each season by an active formative layer below the layer developed last season, which generally peels off.
The advance is marked by the removals of the capital forward from Cangas de Ona to Oviedo, from Oviedo to Leon, and by the settlement of adventurous frontier men in the ancient Bardulia, which from their peels, and towers of strength, gained the name of Castilla the castles.